Brexit and the Resurrection of Nationalism

Yesterday marks the end of an era. In World War II the world came together, but in brutal opposition and violence. Since then, or for the last 70 or so years, we've been very deliberately coming together in peace and trade. The League of Nations became the United Nations, and provided a new forum for … Continue reading Brexit and the Resurrection of Nationalism

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Vote No to a Referendum on Democratic Reform

Update: CBC's The Current interviewed some experts on the subject of referendums in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum. They cover all of the same territory. You can hear the episode here. There's a certain logic to the idea that the issue of electoral reform should be settled by a referendum. After all, if we're … Continue reading Vote No to a Referendum on Democratic Reform